Generator Basics

Generator Basics

If you’ve never owned a generator or have one and are looking to upgrade, typically consumers ask these questions, “Which generator is the best?” Which generator costs the less? “Which generator brands should I avoid?” And, “What should I look for in an emergency generator?” Here we provide basic generator information. We’ll answer questions such […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Generators

Back Up Generator FAQs

Due to the increasing need and popularity of portable generators, standby generators and emergency generators, questions abound. In order to help you navigate the generator information superhighway, we have provided a list of frequently asked questions. If you don’t see your question here, feel free to contact us, we’ll be glad to answer it for […]

Generator Sizing Worksheet

This handy worksheet will help you make generator sizing a simple process. You’ll need to write your answers down in order to properly calculate your power requirements. Most light bulbs and modern appliances and devices have their wattage demands marked clearly on the device. In the event, you don’t see this vital information, refer to […]

Generator Sizing – What It Is And Why You Must Perform It

Generator sizing is the process of determining the size of generator you will need for your particular set of circumstances. There is a serious industry saying that goes like this, “With generators, size does matter.” Whether you are renting, purchasing or using a generator for emergency purposes only, it is crucially important that you select […]

Portable Generator Safety

Every year unfortunate accidents related portable generators end up causing physical injury and death. The majority involve CO poisoning from generators used indoors or in partially enclosed spaces. The others are related to improper set-up and installation and not knowing or ignoring clearly stated safety rules. Notably, these tragic incidents and accidents could have been […]

Choosing The Right Generator

When it comes to generators, one of the most common questions asked is. “What size Generator do I need?” There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a generator: Choosing The Generator Type, (i.e., standby or a portable generator) Choosing The Generator Size, (i.e., wattage) Choosing The Generator Fuel Source, (i.e., gasoline, diesel, […]